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Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition Crash when Uninstalling

I decided to move from Verizon Samsung Note 2 to a T-Mobile Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition. When I logged in to my new phone, all my apps (including Verizon undeletable crapware) synced through my ...
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My samsung s2 is being spammed & I have 2 apps that I can't uninstall. Please help

My son was playing games on my samsung and now I am being spammed all day long for the past week. I have installed Airpush Detector and it said that they don't detect any push ads on my phone from ...
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Disappearing Apps on Galaxy s3

During the download of an app, or after the app has finished downloading, it will automatically disappear. It will be recorded in the Play Store as being "Installed" but it is nowhere to be found on ...
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I'm having trouble opening my play store

I have a galaxy s3 and the play store will not open, I've i tried every way I can think of to open it but it won't work: I restarted my phone many times, I've also tried opening it from the ...
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Why is Android app not compatible [duplicate]

My son's got a Kurio 7 tablet. I've installed the Amazon App Store on it and noticed not all apps are compatible. Bad Piggies for example won't install. The Amazon App Store says its not compatible ...
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How to install an app outside Google Play? [duplicate]

How can I install an apk app outside of Google Play. Like if I downloaded it from another site and I try to open it, it says unable to install and I read that you have to do something to get it to ...
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CM 10.2 with Google Apps version 20130813 won't download from Play Store

I have a Galaxy S3 I9300 from Telcel, Mexico running CyanogenMod 10.2.0, upgraded from 10.1.3 with the upgrade feature and using TWRP for this purpose. I am unable to download anything from the Play ...
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How to use a ringtone downloaded from google play?

I bought a ringtone in Google Play. I wanted to obviously make it the ringtone for my phone. It shows as being on my device but I can not add it as a ringtone. I need to know how I can make this a ...
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My Medion tablet won't download some apps from Google Play

I have a Medion Lifetab 7" Tablet (MD98488). It will not download some apps like the Weather Channel(weather.com) app for example. Some of the apps I started the download in my laptop and the ...
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What does error 923 when downloading apps from Google Play Store mean?

I've seen this error a few times just now, it seems to only occur when I install an app through the Google Play web interface. Haven't seen it when installing apps directly from my mobile device. ...
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How to pay for my kids apps?

Here is the story. I have two kids (5-7 years), they have their Android tablets... and I have the credit card. I have created two google accounts, each for one tablet. I want to buy apps for them, but ...
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Couldn't install on USB storage or SD card - I don't even have external card?

I was just playing around on google play, but some apps cant install. I get the following error: Couldn't install on USB storage or SD card I have tried: Finding a certain file smdl2tmp1.asec, ...
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Google Calendar install error: Incompatible with other application(s) using the same shared user ID

I'm stacked with the following problem with my first Android device (Ruggear RG960 Apex, Android 4.1.2, rooted using Kingo Android ROOT) I bought about a week ago. The problem is when I'm trying to ...
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Son erased the play store app

My son accidentally erased the play store from his next book tablet. Is there anyway I can get it back? Would resetting the tablet bring it back?
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Error “919” when downloading applications from Google Play [duplicate]

When i am trying to install new app from Google Play, i am getting the Error unknown error code during application instll:"919" Please tell me what i should do to download app!!! Regards, KR
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How to get rid of update notifications for a given app in Google Play Store?

General question I have an app X installed on my device in version Y. I don't want to update it to any newer version (Y+z) for some reason. Still, the Google Play Store app always lists updates for ...
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My samsung GT-s6312 phone does not connect to PC. Even after connecting USB cable,

My samsung GT-s6312 phone does not connect to PC. Even after connecting USB cable, please help to connect USB to PC
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660 views

Re-install Google Play after it was removed / uninstalled

I have deleted Google Play from my HTC One X Plus. I have also deleted Google Play from system/app. After that, I re-installed it, but it didn't work. Whenever I ppb it, it says Google play stoped ...
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Pause download on Google Play Store

I'm a Nexus 4 user. I tried to download Injustice from Google Play Store last night and it got cancelled a couple of times due to poor speed of my connection. Is there a way to pause the download so ...
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852 views

Disable browser prompt when using ADB to open an URL

I'm trying to open an URL using the ADB command: ./adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.VIEW -d URL When I have multiple browser support applications, I'm trying to open this using google ...
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656 views

Google play website shows all Apps under “My Apps” as “Installed” even uninstalled ones

I am looking at "My Apps" in Google Play Store and Google Play website. In Google Play Store, it marks properly the apps that are currently installed as "installed" and the apps which have tried ...
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Forward button functionality in the Play Store

l was watching one of the Play Store app videos on Note 3 and accidentally touched the back button twice. And That's when I realized HARD one more time that I can not do a forward (back to what I was ...
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Unknown error code during application install: “920” while installing Google Keyboard

Unknown error code during application install: "920" while installing Google Keyboard on Android ver. 4.0.4
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Is there a way to see what what devices an application is compatible with in the Play Store? [duplicate]

Not sure how to phrase this, but the Play Store's online interface reports whether or not an application is compatible with the devices you own, marked by a checkmark or a cross next to each ...
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How is it possible that an app stores its data even though I clear the cache and uninstall?

I have downloaded an app (its a game), made some test progress, and then deleted the game data. I have also cleared the cache and uninstalled the game, but whenever I install it again from the Google ...
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Is there a way to change device type on Google Play

I have an HTC One V, but I rooted it and installed CyMod 10.1. The problem I am currently facing is that the device shows up on Google Play as HTC One V which came with 4.0, whereas my phone now has ...
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unknown error code -24 [duplicate]

I have Android 4.1.2 on Samsung galaxy S2 I install an app and get this error: unknown error during appliaction install -24 googling this line should clearing Google play cache might help but it ...
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In Explorer, after performing factory reset Google play store converted to Market place

I performed factory data reset of my another device "HTC Explorer". And before performing the reset Play store was there but now it disappears, and instead of play store now its Market place. So how ...
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Is it possible to enable in-app purchases for Restricted Profiles?

I've set up a restricted profile on my Nexus to enable my children to have relatively controlled access to the device. Now one of them is asking for me to unlock a couple of features within an app ...
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Samsung G S3 Mini: UK Apps 'not available in your country'?: in UK, with new UK phone from UK provider!

Just got my new Samsung Galaxy s3 mini, from t-mobile UK. Trying to download UK apps (e.g. BBC News) from Google Play, but getting the "app not available in your country" messages.... Am in the UK, ...
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Getting Error Code -24 when installing Battle Beach from Play Store

I kept on getting Error -24 whenever I try to install Battle Beach from Google Play Store. What is causing this error, and how can I fix it? I am running Jellybean (4.1) on a Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0. ...
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will i lose my pictures during a factory reset?

I accidentally deleted my app store and cant figure out how to get it back or open it again. I've read that I should do a factory reset. What will I lose if I do that? Im worried about my pictures.
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Any way to stop ridiculous translations in Google PlayStore?

Most of the translations are nonsense in Google Playstore. Looks stupid, amateurish and most of all they are annoying. Words by words meaning nothing! My mother language is finnish and Im using ...
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Application downloading error (919)

I am experiencing a problem with Google Play in my Android phone. When I download new apps from the Play Store, it completes 100% and then shows me an error: (unknown Error code during application ...
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Market won't show some apps on custom rom

I installed cyanogenmod 10.2 on my samsung galaxy s3 and asus tf101g, and it looks like both of them have one problem with apps showing in play store. For example I have buyed Mantano Reader Premium ...
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Play store not connecting on MIUI rom

After updating MIUI from 3.8.23 to 3.10.25, I get the annoying error message "No connection" when opening Play Store (which is version 4.3.11). Wifi is on and all other apps work fine. Tried to delete ...
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Is there a way to sort apps by popularity (number of 'downloads') in the Google Play Store, or otherwise?

Google's Play Store does not sort its 'Top' apps by number of downloads. This prevents you from discovering the true order of which apps people are downloading the most, making you often not know ...
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Difference between exported apk and app backed up apk [closed]

Hi I have signed an android project with my signature and exported it as .apk file. I uploaded it to Google play and installed it in my mobile. I use an app to take a backup of the file and then as my ...
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How to check if application on Google Play would work on other (not own) phone?

Is there a way to (at least approximately) check if an application I have found in Google Play store would work on friend's phone. I'd rather not suggest an app that would not work on friend's phone. ...
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Can there be malicious apps on Google Play?

Do I need to worry about malicious apps on Google Play, or can I trust everything I install, so long as I install it from Google Play? And if I need to worry, what red flags should I look for - ...
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Why do I get the same “updates available” for apps even though I have already updated that app before on my S3?

I have noticed that my Google Play apps keep notifying me of apps with new updates but when I click on it I see that's it's sometimes an app a old update which I have already installed but the ...
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Droid - what won't function properly on device if I disable background data usage for google play store?

I just upgraded to a new droid razor maxx from an older version. With the older version I never went over my 150 mb of data. Since I received the new phone Google Play Store is eating up my data and ...
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Error installing apps

I'm trying to install a game on the Play store, and I get the following error every time: Sorry, we had trouble processing your request. We're working on fixing the issue. Please try again later. ...
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how to ask google to repair nexus 4?

Glass on my Nexus 4 is broken (touch doesn't work) after it falled from relatively small bed (just about 50 centimeters from the floor). I purshased Nexus 4 on google play, can they fix this by ...
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When I tried getting free book from google store it asked for credit card details and I provided [closed]

Though it was showing as Rs 0 for the book, Rs 50 got deducted from the credit card? Why did this happen? If I was to pay, why is it shown in free book list and why is it asking for credit card ...
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How do I install, update, and remove apps for multiple devices in the Google Play online store?

I've got several Android devices. I like to use the online Play store to manage installs because it's much faster than doing so through each device. However, I do not see a way to determine which apps ...
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Unable to connect to network after factory reset

Today I did a factory reset on my phone (Galaxy y GT-S5360T) to attempt to free up some space (it worked, thankfully) and now I can't seem to connect to any wifi network. I am currently running the ...
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How to prevent applications to donwload data automatically?

I have many applications installed on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. And it always download something from internet, in order to update and upgrade applications. It does it all the day and night, when I ...
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Managing Multiple accounts for apps

My wife and I just bought new android phones for the first time, and are new to the google play store, and I am wondering the best way to manage app store purchases. Occasionally I'd like to have an ...
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Can't connect to Play Store. Asks to sync app data instead

Device: Droid Razr Maxx Every time I go to the Google Play store, a dialog box asks if I want to turn on background data. So I click enable, and it just brings up popup of a bunch of apps I have on ...